Sep 13, 2010 5:30pm PDT
. and 100 yds away from the blast as a green tag. that means that it is safe to occupy. maureen kelly. >> residents just finished a tour of the devastated area and jeff bush shows us what happened and spoke with one resident who lost everything in the fire. >> tour buses lined up in the church of the highlands, and addresses were verified. the white wristband to verify their residency, and with police escort, it took 50 minutes. it was clear that there were shocked, sad and his home was destroyed in the fire. >> it was really what i expected. there was no judging by the intensity. i knew that it was going to be pretty bad. and sure, it was. i saw two of my cars in there, the exhaust fan of the kitchen on top of my stove. there is nothing left. you can see into or bedroom, the dresser is standing. >> bob said that the fire served as a monument. >> i thought the fire meserle were respectful. standing in one row symbolic of people lilosing their home. the san bruno explosion has all a little on edge about the gas line in our home. and let me show you a vice that it is a little bit of a p
Sep 13, 2010 7:00pm PDT
bruno, maureen naylor, ktvu channel 2 news. >> they will investigate all pipelines in the state and issued that order yesterday at the request of the acting governor. pg&e had 6,000 miles of underground high-pressure gas lines and by all accounts the complete inspection will be a huge endeavor. >> the pipelines provide service to all of our customers in central and northern california but i cannot tell you specifically how many of them go through neighborhoods like you in san bruno. >> the pipe that exploded was more than 50 years old and they say it was installed when the neighborhood had a smaller population. the disaster resonates deeply with victims of the oakland hills fire. victims say they cannot help but notice similarities in that story is coming up in about seven minutes right here on bay area news at 7:00. >>> rangers at yosemite national park say they have found human remains that belongs to a livermore man. forty-six to a fred crawford disappeared in august 2,003 while hiking in the remote northeast corner of a city park. one week ago a ranger found human bones incl
Sep 13, 2010 5:00pm PDT
with maureen naylor and the latest on the investigation. maureen? >> reporter: gasia, we want to give you a bit of good news. the missing number is at three. the death toll, four people. behind me we're waiting for a press conference from the ntsb. it will begin any moment. we'll carry that life -- live. the ntsb has been on scene all day and we'll find out what they found out today. pg&e announced today it's creating a $100 million fund to restore the town. it says starting friday we'll begin to give residents a $50,000 check per household. >> we will not be asking them to sign any releases when they it doesn't prohibit them from filing any other claims. >> reporter: money that could help this resident who says her home has smoke and water damage. >> the water was in my carpet. yeah. it was like a crazy moment. we didn't know what to do. >> reporter: pg&e today gave the city of san bruno a check for $3 million. the mayor says the city is still tallying the overtime and the cost to infrastructure. >> i believe their commitment in good faith to at least help people out that need money right now.
Sep 14, 2010 5:00pm PDT
their homes. rob roth has the stories of those first responders. first we go to maureen naylor who's is live tonight in san bruno. >> reporter: frank, that ntsb briefing is about to start in a few minutes behind me. today the city declared this a disaster area while the emotional toll is still being felt by some residents here. the images of charred remains in the middle of this san bruno neighborhood are still tough to grasp. burned out cars, stairs leading to nowhere. and for the family living next to the devastation, life is on hold. >> at least six months until we can get back into the house. how are you going to bring a two and don't know if i can com to this. >> reporter: and some children are haunted by the sounds of the fire. >> every time you hear the revs of engines or planes, it's the exact same sound that came. i can see why people thought it was an airplane. because it had that same kind of revving sound. and in fact, my kids are saying, is that the fire coming. >> reporter: pg & e crews worked on the neighborhood while the homes that have been green tagged are busy wi
Sep 14, 2010 7:00am PDT
maureen is expected to end 56 it is washday at the golden gate bridge. they say they are cleaning scrubbing the lanes and that is the reason for the short delay in the south of direction. traffic backed up to mid span. >> 7 day around the bay forecast pretty nice day today but the coast is cool. for the weekend we have a slight chance of rain expression in the north bay. >> wall street today the dow was down 20 points that up over 20 points now just down a fraction of point. nasdaq up 5 s&p down 1/4 point. >> the release of sara shore from iran. you can see her being released getting on the plane she has been imprisoned for more the year there. she is waiving as she heads to, who appeared >> next newscast at 4:00 p.m. we're back here tomorrow at 4:00 a.m.. see >> later.